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California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

Published: 
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:02pm
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Water

Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday.

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Californians Keep Up With Joneses’ Water Use

Published: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:33pm
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Water

For all the doomsday proclamations about the historic drought that has this state in a chokehold, here is what Californians have done to save water: not much.

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The California Drought Is Far From Over, And The Entire State Is Suffering

Published: 
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:15pm
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Water

For a few days last month, it rained in San Francisco. Residents across the city cheered a welcomed respite from a drought that has crippled California for more than two years -- but the celebration turned out to be premature.

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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.